Double Yellow-patched Footman
LITHOSIINAE , ARCTIIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
These Caterpillars probably feed on :
The adult moth has pale yellow forewings with a network of broad black zig-zag bands across each one. The hindwings are yellow, each with a dark brown arc at the margin, and a yellow spot at the wingtip. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 22-23.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), pp. 921-922.
(updated 2 August 2011)